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Picture the board room at our biannual business meeting:  our senior management team faced costly problems involving the Major Surface Ships Branch within the Australian Department of Defence. 

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Topics: contract management, performance management, organization & people

If you are frustrated with using contract management automation, you’re not alone. 

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Topics: contract management, organization & people, performance management

Tim Cummins, CEO of IACCM, and Sulaiman Ibrahim Al-Hubaishi, Senior Vice President Supply Chain, were among 50 attendees at the IACCM Member Meeting, hosted by Saudi Electricity Company on April 15, 2018 at their facility in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Topics: organization & people, contract /commercial management, contracting excellence

In case you haven’t heard, IACCM has been conducting introductory sessions for new IACCM members to answer pressing questions about…

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Topics: communication, organization & people, contract /commercial management

Do we exist within the contracting paradox - “the delusion that we write contracts to make plans, but we cannot really plan accurately”1 And, as a nice twist, we trick ourselves into believing that we can plan?2

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Topics: contract management, contract /commercial management, organization & people

Their self-service contracts are signed with a single ‘click,’ and the service they receive is instant. Agile self-service customer deals are the future – but if your contract lifecycle management (CLM) systems can’t cope you could soon pay the price.

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Topics: contract management, organization & people, contract /commercial management

Procurement has not experienced a positive image with C-suites for many years. Seen as being divorced from corporate strategy, procurement is accused of failing to create value.

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Topics: contract management, contracting excellence, organization & people

Late payments and extended terms are still an issue for firms globally. But changes in business culture and increased policy attention seem to be heading in the right direction.

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Topics: contract management, contracting excellence, organization & people

At some point, a dispute will spark in one of your business relationships and threaten your business – unless you’re armed with a thorough dispute prevention strategy.

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Topics: contract management, contracting excellence, organization & people

“The external environment is changing, our customers are changing, and the whole business is changing, so legal needs to change too”.

Rebecca Lim, Chief Compliance Officer and Group General Counsel, Westpac

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Topics: contract management, contract /commercial management, contracting excellence, organization & people

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